Java Developer Job at Growth in Value Alliance


Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners - Our client, one of the largest financial institutions has the aspirations to be number one in the industry, seeks to hire a qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Position: Java Developer
Job Location:
 Lagos

Job Summary

  • The application developer role is a technology focused role intended to provide software development and analysis services to the institution.
  • The role would suit someone with proven experience building production, commercial-quality web based applications (in C# 3.0, JAVA and above) that also has proven in depth SQL-Server development experience.
  • Applicants must be comfortable with advanced SQL syntax, SQL Server Business Intelligence development and SQL Server (Oracle experience is highly desirable).
  • The candidate needs to be flexible and open to new ideas or change with the passion and drive to excel in their career. He must be self-directed, organized, and extremely attentive to details.
  • Must also recognize the value of agile, iterative development processes, SDLC and have strong OOD and OOA skills.

Responsibilities/Competencies 
The Application Developer will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas:

  • Demonstrable analytical skills with regard to specifying and detailing business processes and requirements.
  • Delivery experience with .NET framework, including C#, ADO.NET, LINQ and ASP.NET.
  • 2-4 years delivery experience with Java.
  • Extensive experience with SQL Server (2005/2008/2012).
  • Extensive experience in the use of Oracle Database.
  • Experience with SQL data business intelligence (OLAP, etc…) preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in HTML and DHTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Practical experience in Agile development methodologies
  • Ability to work both in a collaborative team environment and independently.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with implementation and testing of DB backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Database server deployment design, processes, and day-to-day operations, including monitoring and Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Formulation, management and execution of data test strategies, plans and delivery commitments in concert with business and project management efforts.
  • Mobile and web service development experience
  • Experience with ticketing systems (e.g.; JIRA, Bugzilla) and managed workflows
  • Experience with SharePoint 2010 and above preferred
  • Strong familiarity with source control systems (e.g. Team Suite)

Problem Solving:
The Application Developer will often be challenged with new problems to which they will need to rely on strong problem solving skills to resolve:

  • The ability to accurately identify the cause of a system/application malfunction, interpret that to management and their colleagues, document and propose resolutions
  • Fully understand structured methodologies (e.g. Agile) for using programming code to solve business problems
  • Ensure all changes and implementations are well tested and managed in a controlled manner with full rollback plans
  • Correctly identify when assistance is required and request it accordingly
  • Collaborate with the wider team in matters where their support is required.
  • People Management and Development

The post holder will need to show evidence of the following:

  • The ability to work well within a team and as part of a larger overall technology team
  • They should display strong collaborative characteristics

Experience and Qualifications
Ideal candidate should have:

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.S/B.A) in Computer Science or similar.
  • 4 years delivery experience with Java.
  • Extensive experience with Oracle database.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: ademolaa@gvapartners.com , susano@gvapartners.com , umoe@gvapartners.com  and contact@gvapartners.com  using "Server & Desktop Engineer" as the subject of the mail.